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  23rd November '22



Congratulations and best wishes for the future to Emma Tomas, Ballyglass and

Declan Murphy, Belderrig who were married in St. Bridget's Church, Ballycastle on

Saturday 11th November.


Monster Bingo

Bingo is Back at the Ballycastle Community Hall!

We are having a MONSTER Bingo on Monday 12th December at 8.30pm.

Jackpot prize on the night is €1000.

Along with a mega in-house raffle it will be sure to be a great night! 



Art and Computer classes are back in Ballycastle Community Hall.

The Art class commenced on Tuesday 22nd November at 7.00pm.

Computer class commenced on Wednesday 23rd November at 5pm.

New members are always welcome.


G.A.A. News

50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Seamus McHale, last week's winner (€208).

Tickets are now available in John Burkes, Post Office, Healy's Pub,

Belderrig Community Centre and on-line at



Ballycastle GAA Club are seeking expressions of interest for the role of manager for our junior team for the 2023 season.

An exciting opportunity to lead a fantastic group of young players and take the club to the next level 

Applications can be made by email or phone to our secretary or chairperson

Eilish 0877936942

Vincent 0877719359


Memory Wall:

There has been great interest in the Memory Wall since it was launched last year and Ballycastle GAA Club would like to remind the Ballycastle diaspora the Wall is still open for requests. With Christmas coming it might be the perfect time to not only help the GAA Club but also remember a loved one who's passed. For details on the Memory Wall, as well as instructions on how to purchase a tile, visit


Rural Social Scheme

A vacancy exists on the Rural Social Scheme in the Community Hall in Ballycastle.

Duties include opening and closing of the Ballycastle Community Hall and general caretaking duties. Approx 20 hrs per week. Please contact 087 922 6615 for further information. 


A position is also available on the Rural Social Scheme for duties attached to St. Bridget's Church.

Rural Social Scheme criteria applies. Contact 087-9226615 for more information.


Ballycastle Community Hall

Ballycastle Community Hall is available to hire for all functions. For all Hall or Gym bookings please contact 086 0667192, 086 8704125 or 086 1584432.


PowerFit Coaching

PowerFit Coaching keep fit classes in Ballycastle Hall for all levels of fitness.

Please contact 086 1690028 or to sign up.


Céide Fields

Open daily from 10.00a.m. – 6.00p.m. (last admission 5.15p.m.)

Free admission on the first Wednesday of every month.

Kellie and Emma of Céide Ladle are operating the café every day.


Church Notices

Weekday Masses will be celebrated at 11.00a.m.


Mass on Saturdays at 7.00p.m. and Sundays at 11.30a.m. in Ballycastle and

on Sunday at 10.00a.m. in Belderrig.


Mass intentions for this week:


Tuesday 11.00a.m.

Margaret Cavish (Month's Mind)


Wednesday 11.00a.m.

Faithful Departed


Thursday 11.00a.m.

Faithful Departed


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Michael Earley (Month's Mind)

Eileen Tighe (Anniversary)

Aggie Doherty & Deceased Family Members


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Katie, Joe & Jody Bryce

Teresa & Jim, Gerry & John O'Donnell


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Mary Healy

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Susan Murphy



Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Gillian Grier




Sunday 10.00a.m.:

Annie McCann (Anniversary)